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  • Indy Week covers Juneteenth gathering at City Cemetery

    On June 19, 2020 a group of Raleigh citizens gathered to pay respect to the enslaved people interred at City Cemetery. Not a “celebration” of Juneteenth, but a quiet tribute by volunteers who came to clear debris from about 30 headstones. Follow this link to read the whole story.

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  • Cato Plaque Dedication

    Saturday September 7, 2019, RCCP, after more than a year-long process, held a plaque dedication ceremony for a slave named Cato, a bookbinder who worked for William Boylan at his printing press. Boylan published a newspaper, The Raleigh Minerva, where Cato’s obituary was published in 1811- a remarkable and most

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